A student delegation of Delhi Public School, Srinagar won the best delegate trophy at the recently held La Martiniere Girls Model United Nations Conference held from 9th to 13th May, 2019 at La Martiniere Girls School, Lucknow. The school beat twenty schools for the honour. The students were placed in various committees wherein two of the nine delegates secured first positions, two 2nd positions, two 3rd positions in their respective committees. Moreover, few other delegates received verbal mention in their respective committees.
Model United Nations, is an educational simulation where children get acquainted with diplomacy, international relations and procedural functioning of the UN in its real-time, besides enhancing their leadership qualities, researching capacity, critical thinking and listening and debating skills. Congratulating the delegation, the Principal Alistair R A Freese said, “Being alumni of La Martiniere College, it is all the more a greater occasion of joy for me, and a matter of pride for me that DPS Srinagar has been able to achieve this feat.” The Chairman Vijay Dhar has also expressed his congratulations and said, “I am happy our students are excelling at opportunities where they get to showcase the best of their skills that we work so hard to hone at school.” The teachers of the school have also conveyed their congratulations to the students.